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English Bull Terrier dog walking in Chalvington East Sussex


Settled at the base of the South Downs national park and in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty we are spoilt for choice when it come to places to walk, the Ripe and Chalvington area has a large network of public footpaths and bridleways, With most terrain around the villages being a flat incline there are plenty of walks that will suit all abilities. 

If you are feeling adventurous you can walk from Ripe to join the famous 100 mile South Downs Way route at Firle for a 9 day hike.

Don't forget to finish your walk with tea and cake at the village stores!

Footpath route maps

There are some great footpath route apps available for your phone from the App Store or Google play, or you can get route maps online from various websites, here are a few:

 Getoutside OS maps ripe area

 Alltrails  ripe circular

 Nationaltrail. southdowns way

Walk map
bike riding in Rip and Chalvington
Biker Going Uphill


This is a hugely popular area with cyclists due to the flat terrain and intersecting array of country lanes, and of course the perfect refreshment stop at the Ripe villages stores!

If you are visiting the area and would like to hire a bike 

you can do so here:

Cuckmere Cycle Company bike hire

if you are having a bike maintenance nightmare and need some help or just need a simple service you can get it here:


Cuckmere Cycle Company servicing and repairs

Bike Repair Box Ringmer

Cycleshack Lewes

Cycle route maps

There are lots of great cycle route maps available to download straight to your phone from the App Store or take a look online at these sites for cycle route ideas in and around Ripe and Chalvington

East Sussex Cycling maps


Ordnance survey local maps find a route discover Church Lane

Cycling Hydration
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